Clovis


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Clo·vis 1

 (klō′vĭs)
A city of eastern New Mexico in the Llano Estacado near the Texas border.

Clo·vis 2

 (klō′vĭs)
adj.
Of or relating to a prehistoric human culture widespread throughout North America from about 11,500 to 10,500 bc, distinguished by sharp fluted projectile points made of chalcedony or obsidian.

[After Clovis1New Mexico.]

Clo•vis

(ˈkloʊ vɪs)

n.
a city in central California. 50,323.

Clo•vis

(ˈkloʊ vɪs)

adj.
pertaining to a North American prehistoric culture, 10,000–9000 B.C., characterized by a fluted stone projectile point (Clo′vis point`) for hunting.
[1955–60; <Clovis, New Mexico]
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Noun1.Clovis - king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchyClovis - king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
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It seemed curious enough to be standing face to face, as it were, with old Dagobert I., and Clovis and Charlemagne, those vague, colossal heroes, those shadows, those myths of a thousand years ago!
On a tiny satinwood table stood a statuette by Clodion, and beside it lay a copy of Les Cent Nouvelles, bound for Margaret of Valois by Clovis Eve and powdered with the gilt daisies that Queen had selected for her device.
Then they began to pass around the dusky, piquant, Arlesian sausages, and lobsters in their dazzling red cuirasses, prawns of large size and brilliant color, the echinus with its prickly outside and dainty morsel within, the clovis, esteemed by the epicures of the South as more than rivalling the exquisite flavor of the oyster, -- all the delicacies, in fact, that are cast up by the wash of waters on the sandy beach, and styled by the grateful fishermen "fruits of the sea."
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From there, these ancient people - referred to as the Clovis culture after their stone tools were discovered near Clovis, New Mexico - spread southward through North America down to the southern tip of South America in a single slow migration.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Archaeological evidence has increasingly called into question the idea of 'Clovis First.' Now, a study has dated a significant assemblage of stone artifacts to 16-20,000 years of age, pushing back the timeline of the first human inhabitants of North America before Clovis by at least 2,500 years.
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